[EDLING:358] CFP: Technical Communication

Francis M. Hult fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Tue Oct 26 09:20:31 UTC 2004

Call for Papers

ATTW @ CEA 2005: Space(s)

Deadline: 15 November 2004

The Association of Teachers of Technical Writing invites submission of
abstracts for presentations in ATTW-sponsored sessions at the College English
Association's 36th annual meeting, March 31 - April 2, 2005 in Indianapolis,
Indiana. This will be the second year ATTW has sponsored panels at CEA.

ATTW will consider submissions for presentations or panels on any topic related
to technical, business, or scientific communication. But as the CEA's
conference-wide theme this year is "Space(s)," we encourage proposals that
complement that theme.

For example, scholars in technical, scientific, and business communication
might focus on topics that address issues of spaces such as these:

* Academic spaces:  the library, the classroom

* Virtual or cyberspaces:  the Web, the web page, hypertext

* Disciplinary spaces:  cross-disciplinary, trans-disciplinary, inter-

* Economic spaces:  the workplace, the cubicle

* Environmental spaces: the moor, the sea, the national park

* Gendered spaces

* The page: negative space, document design

* Technological spaces: the laboratory, the computer desktop, the screen

* Writing spaces: the desk, the office

The deadline for proposals is 15 November 2004. Send 200-word abstracts by
email (in the body, not as an attachment) to miles.kimball at ttu.edu. Please be
sure to include the following information:

* Name

* Title for proposed presentation or panel

* Institutional affiliation

* Mailing address

* Phone number

* Email address

If you are proposing a panel, include all of the above information for each

Address all CEA conference correspondence to the CEA Program Chair:

Ann Hawkins

CEA 2005 Program Chair

Department of English

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX 79409


ann.hawkins at ttu.edu

Other important information:

* All presenters must join CEA by 1 January 2005 to appear on the program.

* No one may read more than one paper at the conference.

* Presenters are encouraged to serve as a section chair or respondent. If you
wish to be considered for a chair or respondent, please contact the CEA program

* CEA does not sponsor or fund travel or underwrite participant costs.

Note to graduate students:

Graduate students may compete for the CEA Best Papers Award, which carries a
$50 prize. For consideration, submit three copies of your paper to the Program
Chair by 1 March 2005.

For more information about CEA and the conference, please see the conference
web site at http://www.as.ysu.edu/~english/cea/ceaindex.htm.

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